Digital writing community Wattpad has partnered with UTA to represent the film and TV rights to After, a story by by Wattpad writer Anna Todd.
The three-part story has garnered more than 500 million reads and regularly trends on Twitter, YouTube and Instagram. Here is more about the project from the press release: “Written serially with daily updates to meet reader demand, After became Wattpad’s most shared story of 2013. Readers have also created thousands of pieces of fan art including images, videos, and music to extend their After experience, helping fuel the viral success of After around the world.”
“After has millions of fans around the world who want to see the story on the big screen,” stated Candice Faktor, General Manager of Wattpad. “Reader demand for After creates a massive built-in audience as the story migrates to film, television and elsewhere. We’re excited to work with UTA to bring After to life on the big screen.”